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Cattle: Full-line solutions from 10 - 150 per hour

Article index
 1 Delivery program cattle
 2 Pre-slaughter handling
 3 Stunning
 4 Bleeding & hollow knife systems
 5 Transfer
 6 Pre-dehiding, udder removal and bung closing
 7 Dehiding
 8 Head removal and washing
 9 Evisceration
 10: Chilling & Cooling
 11: Dispatch
  • Full-line solutions from stable to chilling room
  • Ritual processing solutions
  • Advanced ergonomic & hygienic design
Ergonomic platform Rotating knocking pen
De-hiding White offal evisceration conveyors

1 Delivery program cattle

MPS Red Meat Slaughtering supplies worldwide industrial cattle slaughter lines with capacities from 10 cattle per hour up to 150 cattle per hour!
MPS Red Meat Slaughtering focuses on quality, reliability, efficiency and hygiene. Nowadays the challenge for the meat industry is to apply production techniques that meet the increasing demands of the customers. And above all, comply with the rules regarding hygiene and food safety.
MPS Red Meat Slaughtering has the knowledge and the experience to deliver advanced processing systems for the transfer of animals into fully fledged food products for our customers.

2 Pre-slaughter handling

Handling of animals pre-slaughter in the meat processing facility is crucial for meat quality. MPS Red Meat Slaughtering is able to training your staff and design stables and runways. Many sources state that not the stunning method as such but the animal handling and the quality of the stunning method is determining meat quality.

Look-through design to promote following behavior.

3 Stunning

MPS has various stunning aids available including ritual stunning systems.

4 Bleeding & hollow knife systems

Depending on capacity and requirement of customer MPS Red Meat Slaughtering supplies both ergonomic manual work stations to advanced Q-line hollow knife blood collection systems.

5 Transfer

  • Transfer systems for transferring the cattle from a bleeding shackle on a dressing hook
transfer hoist (0-45 cattle per hour)
transfer conveyor (45-130 cattle per hour)

6 Pre-dehiding, udder removal and bung closing

Stainless steel lifting platforms which can be positioned in the most optimal position. The lifting direction is under an angle, parallel towards the carcass. This special way of positioning will give the operator a more ergonomic working position

7 Dehiding

For the final dehiding MPS developed several solutions assisting the dehiding operators. All the dehiders have a downwards vertical movement to prevent cross-contamination, from the dirty part of the hide.
  • Junior (up to 15 cattle per hour)
  • Gorilla Compact (20-50 cattle per hour)
  • Gorilla (50-80 cattle per hour)

8 Head removal and washing

MPS has developed a special transport device for the removal of the head. This device is provided with a hoisting system and transports the head towards the head washing cabinet. After washing the cattle head is automatically lifted into the inspection conveyor.

9 Evisceration

Adding value to the carcass drives the evisceration process. MPS designed evisceration systems based on:
  • Optimize labour use
  • Maximize slaughter efficiency
  • Minimize contamination
White organs

Red organs


Red & white offal inspection


Weighing & Grading

10: Chilling & Cooling


Most of today’s modern meat plants are provided with a quick chill tunnel to reduce the carcass temperature as soon as possible and avoid unnecessary weight losses.

Cooling or Equalisation rooms

For the installation of the cooling rooms MPS supplies both automatic and manual transport systems.

11: Dispatch

For an efficient dispatch of the carcasses or meat racks, MPS provides several solutions for loading the trucks from the internal rail system.

For more information: MPS Meat Processing Systems

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